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We are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ 
among those who are being saved 
and those who are perishing. - 2 Corinthians 2:15 (NIV)

I used to work at a local mission. Some of my most vivid memories of that place are of the distinct smells I encountered there. Before guests arrived, the aroma of the day’s lunch would begin to permeate the air. Then as people came in we greeted them all, many...

Today's Prayer
Merciful Savior, thank you for the forgiving grace you constantly bestow on us. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Luke 15:11-32

Thought for the Day

I can share Christ’s love by embracing a friend.

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